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Opinion

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Updated 1 month ago

OPINION: Privatizing North Idaho College is a misguided approach

A few months ago, I highlighted the crucial role federal funds play at North Idaho College (NIC). Now, the Idaho G…

Updated 1 week ago
FIREWORKS: More important things to worry about

IE: Fleeing to Canada to escape noise that dog gets anxiety from and wants more law enforcement of current restrictions. First, my dog is my dog, therefore my problem to comfort him. I don’t ask the understaffed, o…

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
EDITORIAL: Small steps in right direction for NIC

But biggest accreditation challenge remains threefold.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
MAIL: Keep postage rates low

It is very sad that the rates on first class postage goes up, and we get junk mail all the time and throw it in the trash. Just think who will pay the price.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
NIC: McKenzie should resign

After reading the article about North Idaho College in the July 7 Coeur d’Alene Press, I wonder why Greg McKenzie is a trustee of NIC. In the article, it mentioned that the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Univ…

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
FIREWORKS: Lack of enforcement should be covered

Regarding Kathy Ishoo’s letter concerning illegal fireworks laws not being enforced. I (and others) wrote similar letters last year. Nothing has changed. In fact my neighbors say it was worse. I purposefully fled t…

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
FAIRGROUNDS: Keep them where they are

Dear Commissioner Brooks, I am writing to express my concern regarding the proposed relocation of our local fairgrounds. As an event owner who brings approximately 4,500 attendees to the Kootenai County Fairgrounds…

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
NIC: U of I is a world-class university

Why do some of the NIC board members have a grudge against the University of Idaho? NIC trustees Makenzie and Banducci would rather NIC close its doors than partner with a world-class institution. I must assume the…

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
ELECTIONS: Biden could delay them

Good point. From a letter to an Oregon newspaper. “Biden should go to the Oval Office and declare that he is delaying the election until Trump’s criminal trials are over.”

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
EDITORIAL: City deals a fair blow to hatred

Other cities in county should follow Coeur d'Alene's lead.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
LETTERS: Hate speech, the debate, the gospel

I read the letters regarding the new restriction on hate speech, the debate and muzzling the gospel. The two about speech are both reliant on the U.S. Constitution specifically the First Amendment.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
OPEN BORDERS: What could go wrong?

Let’s see, if we take prayer and the Ten Commandments out of school, remove Christian morality from society, prevent parents from using physical discipline, teach that guns and self-defense are evil, and just slap …

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
FAIRGROUNDS: Keep it in Coeur d'Alene

I would like to voice my support for enhancing our fairgrounds and ensuring it stays in the beautiful city of Coeur d’Alene.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
MARANO: Campaign sign offensive

At a time when most are saying to calm divisiveness, what does Democrat Paula Marano’s election caravan do?

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
VOTING: ID/DL/SS should be required

Can we please all agree, if only this one thing? Photo ID requirement to vote. Period.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
NIC: Banducci is still in denial

A July 7 Coeur d’Alene Press article addressed the NIC accreditation issue, a huge decision looming before us. President Swayne’s optimism is reassuring. Unfortunately, he isn’t on the Board of Trustees, which is t…